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$117 Billion Market For Internet of Things In Healthcare By 2020

According to a new report from, the healthcare Internet of Things market segment is poised to hit $117 billion by 2020. Depending on the company talking about it, you will hear different terms: Internet of Things (abbreviated IoT by many companies), Internet of Everything …


Bringing Clouds to the Sunshine State

Cisco is bringing Clouds to the Sunshine state, but we won’t let it rain on our parade.

Cisco is heading to the Sunshine state for the annual SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference, May 5–7, at the Orange County

Convention Center in Orlando, Florida and our bench is packed this year. We will showcase …


Tiny drones and LEDs: future prosthetics are here

Sophie de Oliveira Barata makes bespoke prosthetics through the Alternative Limb Project that, while beautiful and functional, can make a real impact on the lives of their wearers.

After one of her clients, ex-serviceman Ryan Seary, lost part of his left leg and left arm when clearing mines in …


Technology turns touchscreen displays into biometric scanners

A team of researchers from Yahoo Labs has developed a much affordable alternative to fingerprint sensors for phones. It's a biometric system called "Bodyprint," and it only needs devices' capacitive touchscreen displays to authenticate body parts. Since displays have lower input resolution compared …


Building an Agile, High-Performing Workforce for the Workplace of the Future

Technology continues to evolve at a break-neck pace, and our definition of the workplace — and how we work with our customers, partners and stakeholders — has expanded beyond the four walls of an office building. The adoption of mobile devices and cloud-based services has created an anytime, …

Job Satisfaction

The Algorithm Set Revolutionize 3-D Protein Structure Discovery

A new way to determine 3-D structures from 2-D images is set to speed up protein structure discovery by a factor of 100,000.One of the great …


3 steps to help any B2B marketer win with data


It’s trite to say that data is becoming more and more pervasive — across industries, functions, and roles. But certain functions — especially customer facing ones such as sales and marketing — are truly inundated with silos of data, multiple apps for access, and expectations to use data …


5 Mobile Trends That Are Changing the Way Business Is Done (Infographic)

All you need to do is take a look around at your fellow commuters in the morning to see the sheer ubiquity of mobile devices in our daily lives. And the numbers don’t lie: According to the Pew Research Center, 64 percent of Americans have a smartphone, up from 35 percent in 2011.

As those numbers …

Mobile Technology

Google Builds a Data Platform That's the Last Piece of Its Ad Empire

Google is testing a new advertising product seen as the last piece it needs to complete its ad tech superstructure. The search giant is building a …


The Cisco Kid

Wonder why there’s so much concern about the billions raised by the Clinton Foundation? Consider one small tale. In 2009, tech company Cisco Systems …

Cisco Systems

Augmented Reality: Enabling Learning Through Rich Context

In his 1992 novel “Snow Crash,” Neal Stephenson envisioned the Metaverse: a three-dimensional manifestation of the Internet in which people interact and collaborate via digitally-constructed avatars. In the decades since, technology has advanced to the point where such a place no longer seems like …

Google wants to turn your home’s walls into screens

Right now, staring at the walls is synonymous with boredom, but what if technology could transform them into more than just load-bearing structures?A …


How technology can solve California’s drought


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California is finally admitting it has a problem. The lack of rainfall has been snowballing for years, but now average consumers will feel the pain directly through water rationing and utility prices.

Much of the focus has been on the first-ever …


How technology is shaping the future of advertising – live Q&A

The ad industry is entering a new era. Never before have brands, advertisers and marketers had the opportunity to both reach and better understand their target consumers. Through data based-services, location and mobile advertising, brands are finding ways to personalise marketing to individual …


Barcelona Embraces IoE to Create a Smart City

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Step Inside The 10 Best Green Buildings of 2015

A few solar panels don't impress anyone anymore.

When the American Institute of Architects first started handing out annual awards for sustainable architecture 19 years ago, green buildings were still somewhat rare.

Now, the opposite is true: Most new architecture contains at least some sustainable …


The Third Phase of Big Data

Back in the pre-Internet era of the ’70s and ’80s, computer enthusiasts and researchers used “sneakernet” — loading information onto a portable storage device and walking it over, as a way to move large files.

With the advent of Big Data, it’s making a comeback.

“If you speak to any company [in life …

Big Data

Making Innovation Happen: Crossing the Chasm Between Concept and Development

No doubt about it: Successful innovation—systematically turning good ideas into viable products and services—is challenging indeed. Many …


Software That's Checking You're Who You Say You Are

The financial services industry is bringing technology to bear in the fight against identity theft. Voice biometrics software that can tell a hoaxer just from their voice is being installed in banks worldwide and in many other large organizations that do business through call centers.

Companies such …


How Big Data Is for Marketers

According to Google Trends, in 2011, the hype of big data had just begun. In 2015, the hype still exists, yet big data has evolved beyond hype! …


How Disney World Does the Internet of Things

Disney World hooks you up with a MagicBand.

Walt Disney Company

The Daqri smart helmet turns a workforce into Robocops

Wearable tech usually conjures images of fit joggers in compression pants, with mean-looking sunglasses or conspicuously pressing touchscreen …

Augmented Reality

Getting the most out of big data

The inevitability of the rise of big data was determined nearly 30 years ago when Sam Walton’s Retail Link, which collected sophisticated consumer …

Big Data

FOCUS: Future of Energy | The Network

Efficiency and Security for the Energy Industry by Steve Wildstrom

Efficiency and Security for the Energy Industry
by Steve Wildstrom

Contributing Writer

The energy industry, from oil wells to electricity in your home, benefits from complex communications within its system. IoT is making it more …


3 Ways Big Data Will Personalize Medicine

The definition of “healthcare” in recent years has expanded beyond referencing providers and hospitals to include pharma, insurance, biology life science organizations, medical device manufacturers, and public agencies.

For IT providers, this vast, heterogeneous landscape brings with it inherent …

Medical Technology

The Internet of Everything Is a Simply Massive Opportunity: $19 Trillion in the Next Decade

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This week I interviewed Padma Warrior, CTO and Chief Strategist of Cisco, to discuss the Internet of Everything (IoE). Padma is a brilliant and …


Get yourself connected: is the internet of things the future of fashion?

Wearable technologies have so far been dominated by smartwatches and fitness fans keen to exploit the tracking of speed, location and body monitoring to try and improve health. Yes fashion designers are also now exploring the potential of sensors and internet connectivity to create clothing and …

Wearable Tech

Can the internet of things save us from traffic jams?

Traffic is getting worse. It doesn’t just feel that way, the stats prove it: commuters in 2014 spent an average 66 more hours stuck in traffic than they did in 2013, according to navigation tech firm TomTom. So when internet of things technology is disrupting every part of our lives, when will …


A Budding New Role for the Internet of Everything

Even vegetables can be smart in the Internet of Everything (IoE). Amid the massive growth of connected devices expected between now and 2020, a small but increasing number of sensor technologies are being put to agricultural or horticultural use.

Stroll through the leafy boulevards of Mollet del …